Pulicat Lake

Woke up at 10.30AM on a fine Sunday morning. Heard a loud noise.Realized I forgot to switch off the TV last night.Searched for the remote.Found it under the cot and switched the TV off. Closed and opened the eyes peacefully.Thought of how to spend the day? The first decision was to have breakfast and continue watching the TV. Searched for the mobile to check WhatsApp. Found a message on one of the groups that someone is interested in going to Pulicat and those who want to join can ping him. Though I know the person who is little over enthusiastic decided to go with him which sounded better than staying tuned with the TV. Also thought of experimenting Manual mode on my camera.

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Amateur (HAM) radio

With sophisticated tablet computers and smartphones and diverse social networking sites floating around the internet, getting in touch with friends and dear ones seems rather simple and convenient. But imagine a day when all terrestrial communications are snapped in the blink of an eye by a powerful earthquake. That is when an amateur, or ham, radio comes in handy.

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Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan – India’s greatest mathematical genius who made substantial contributions to the analytical theory of numbers and worked on elliptic functions, continued fractions, and infinite series.

At the age of 5, Ramanujan entered the primary school in Kumbakonam in January 1898. At the Town High School, Ramanujan was to do well in all his school subjects and showed himself an able all round scholar.

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Chennai city got badly disturbed due to the Monsoon having floods across the city. Most of the people got stranded in their homes / apartments / flats etc. Electricity was fluctuating..  Rains disconnected the telephone lines and television cables newspapers the only source to know about the updates turned back life to olden ages.

Suddenly heard a sms notification tone from my mobile and intended to read it. My bank sent me a sms notification that a big X amount credited in my account. Surprised as I have no such X amount in my inward ques. Shared the surprise with my wife. She immediately replied since it was unexpected amount, let’s buy gold which will be a savings. Checked the Gold price column on the newspaper. It was 192 rupees lesser than the previous day. Wife urged me to buy the same day as it was a Wednesday having nothing to do at home.

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In this digital era where people couch comfortably inside the social media’s such as Whatsapp Facebook etc… To my surprise e-mails are also outdated these days.  Sending or receiving a post card from someone unknown from a far off distance… sounds really exciting…

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Valparai, a tea plantation town, a hill station and a tropical rain forest – all rolled into one located 3,500 feet above sea level on the Anaimalai Hills range of the Western Ghats. There are 40 hairpin bends on the way up to Valparai from Azhiyar.

Amazing hill station which is mesmerizing and scenic.. Guess images speaks better….



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